Destination guide: Salta, Argentina
Salta is one of the most important cities in Argentina and a destination without comparison in the country. From its northern location, it has created for itself a notable niche in tourism, with outstanding attractions such as prehistoric ruins, cave paintings, Argentine dinosaur footprints and rock carvings, as well as the famous Train to the Clouds, which reaches a height of 4,200 meters.
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Salta- Things to do
Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montaña
The premier museum in northern Argentina, MAAM has a serious and informative exhibition focusing on Inca cultur
Latitud: -24.7889073700000 Longitude: -65.4110756600000
Telephone number: +54 387 437 0499
Opening Hours: 11am-7.30pm Tue-Sun
Pricing: Argentines/foreigners AR$10/30
Address: B Mitre 77
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo
he Museo de Arte Contemporáneo has on display the work of contemporary artists from Salta, as well as other parts of Argentina and the wider world. The space itself is well lit and expertly curated. Exhibitions change regularly and are usually of high quality.
Telephone number: +54 387 437 0498
Opening Hours: 9am-8pm Tue-Sat, 4-8pm Sun
Address: Zuviría 90
Pajcha – Museo de Arte Etnico Americano
This eye-opening private museum is a must-see if you’re interested in indigenous art and culture. Six exquisitely presented rooms present contemporary and recent artisanal work from all over Latin America.
The quality of the pieces (which include amazing macaw-feather creations, religious sculpture from the Cuzco school, tools of the trade of Bolivian kallawaya healers and finely crafted Mapuche silver jewelry) is extraordinarily high, testament to decades of study and collection by the anthropologist founder.
It’s an exquisite dose of color and beauty, and run with great enthusiasm by the English-speaking management, who will give you a worthwhile guided tour for an extra AR$15.
Opening Hours: 10am-1pm & 4-8pm Mon-Sat
Pricing: Admission AR$10
Address: 20 de Febrero 838